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Santa Clara receives award for preserving history of Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Bayard

Santa Clara receives award for preserving history of Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Bayard

Photos Courtesy of Shirley Wiegel for the Village of Santa Clara.

Mayor Richard Bauch of Santa Clara received an award On Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in recognition of the Village of Santa Clara's efforts to preserve the history of the Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Bayard.  

The award was presented by the New Mexico Office of African-American Affairs, Deputy Director Nicole Byrd and Education Outreach Coordinator Beverly Jordan, for outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment shown in preserving the history of the Buffalo Soldiers and Fort Bayard. 

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CANCELLED:AMBER ALERT - Out of the Taos County Sheriff's Office

CANCELLED:AMBER ALERT - Out of the Taos County Sheriff's Office

The alert has been cancelled, as the two were located in Española this morning.

 

On, Saturday February 25, 2017, Taos County Sheriffs Office was contacted in reference to child being abducted.

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Wind advisory along international border Sunday 022617

Wind advisory along international border Sunday 022617

Windy Sunday afternoon along the International Border...

.A small, moderately strong storm just off the coast of northern California will move to Arizona Sunday afternoon and east of the area Sunday evening. This system will bring some clouds, a few mountain showers and gusty winds to the area Sunday afternoon. The
winds will be strongest south of a line from Lordsburg to
Orogrande. The strongest winds will develop around mid afternoon Sunday and then begin diminishing around sunset.

Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin--- Continue reading

GRMC Board of Trustees hears more good financial news 022417

By Mary Alice Murphy

Among the first items of business for the Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting held Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, was the recognition of three long-time employees of the hospital.

Judy Brown, now serving in the emergency room, has been an employee of GRMC for 35 years.

Elizabeth Allred, now GRMC controller, has served the hospital for 25 years. "I was taught by Dr. Terry, the accounting professor at Western, 'the one thing you have is your integrity. Anyone can learn the tasks.' I have served through seven full-time chief financial officers and numerous interims."

Irene Arzola has spent 20 years of service at GRMC. She was in home health, but for the past three years has been in dietary. David Peck, head of the cafeteria, said: "She has become one of the shining stars of the department."-- Continue reading

Bayard man charged in aggravated assault case

By Roger Lanse

On Saturday, Feb. 18 at approximately 1:53 a.m., a Bayard Police Department officer was dispatched to Poplar and South Canyon streets in reference to a shots fired call. When the officer arrived, contact was made with a named male who stated, according to a BPD incident report, that his 19-year-old stepdaughter had gone to the residence of Elias A. Andazola, 20, of Bayard, located at 102 South Canyon Street, to grab a cigarette. As she was walking toward that residence the stepfather advised he could hear arguing coming from that home.

As the stepfather started to walk down to the residence, the report stated, a named male came running toward him with a cut on top of his head, and stated that Andazola had hit him with the butt of a .22 caliber revolver.-- Continue reading

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash west of Las Cruces Dona Ana County

On, Thursday February 23, 2017, around 8:15 p.m., New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched to mile mark number 136 on Interstate 10 in reference to a fatal motor vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that an eastbound commercial motor vehicle driven by Felipe Jose Ricardo Johnson, (52) from Apopka, F.L. crossed the median and entered the westbound travel lanes of Interstate 10 and collided head on with a passenger vehicle that was driven by Kathryn Armijo (54) from Deming, N.M.-- Continue reading

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash west of Lordsburg Hidalgo County

On, Thursday February 23, 2017, around 12:30 p.m., New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched to mile mark number 11 on Interstate 10 in reference to a fatal motor vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a commercial motor vehicle (semi) driven by, Danny Sisneros (60) from Keenesburg, C.O., was traveling west on Interstate 10 through a low visibility dust storm when he rear ended a four door passenger vehicle pushing it into the the rear of another commercial motor vehicle (semi).-- Continue reading

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash west of Deming Grant County

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, around 5:30 a.m., New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched to mile mark number 46 on Interstate 10 in reference to a fatal motor vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle, that was fleeing from U.S. Border Patrol Agents, was eastbound on Interstate 10. Near mile marker 46 the vehicle struck a road sign, entered the median and overturned several times ejecting the passengers.-- Continue reading

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